Recueil de memoires sur l'analogue de l'electricite et du magnetisme, couronnes et publies par l'Academie de Baviere.
Place Published: Hague
Date Published: 1784
Description: Traduits du Latin et de l'Allemand, augmentes de notes, et de quelques dissertations nouvelles. 3 volumes in 2. 8vo, Vol. I in wrappers (uncut), Vol. II and III bound together in 1/2 cloth and blue boards. The Hague, 1784. Very good.
Comments: Wheeler Gift Cat. 496A. A work of considerable originality in which the laws and phenomena of magnetism and electricity are compared in detail, theories discussed and the views of Mesmer on animal magnetism criticized. The collection comprises the following titles: 1. Van Swinden's prize essay on the analogy between electricity and magnetism. 2. Steiglehner's prize essay on the analogy between electricity and magnetism. 3. Aepinus' remarks on the above essays. 4. Huebner's prize essay on the analogy between electricity and magnetism. 5. Mesmer's reflections on animal electricity. 6. Van Swinden's essay on the irregular movements of the magnetic needle.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 81226